Jamie R. Rich represents employers in all areas of labor and employment law before state and federal agencies and in courts across the country. Jamie focuses much of her practice on traditional labor law, representing management in collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, and unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. She helps clients navigate representation proceedings and union organizing drives. Jamie also maintains an active employment litigation practice, defending clients against harassment, discrimination, and retaliation lawsuits. She also regularly handles administrative charges before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state agencies.
Jamie maintains a strong counseling practice and she enjoys advising clients on day-to-day employment matters. She routinely consults with human resources professionals, executives, and board members regarding all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring and firing practices, employment contracts, enforceability of covenants not to compete, and reductions in force. She often advises foreign and out-of-state companies with a California presence on unique California-related employment issues. Jamie also Co-Chairs the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice’s Labor-Management Relations group.
- Traditional labor law
- Labor and employment litigation
- Employment law advice, counseling, and training